As nouns the difference between bagpipe and chaunter
is that bagpipe
is singular of bagpipes (normally used in plural) while chaunter
is (uk|slang|obsolete) a street seller of ballads and other broadsides.
As a verb bagpipe
is to play the bagpipes.
Singular of bagpipes (normally used in plural)
To play the bagpipes.
(nautical) To lay (the mizzen) aback by bringing the sheet to the mizzen rigging.
(UK, slang, obsolete) A street seller of ballads and other broadsides.
(colloquial) A deceitful, tricky dealer or horse jockey.
The chanter or flute of a bagpipe.
- He was a horse chaunter ; he's a leg now.